The BeCS (Behaviour Change Science) seminar features speakers from our network and beyond, presenting work in progress and work completed. The seminar series is organized by the BeCS Network in Finland. Anyone interested in our topics is welcome to join the seminar!
Join the Zoom here (meeting id: 675 4394 9435, passcode: 1).
Upcoming BeCS seminar sessions will be held on every third Thursday at 15-17 (EEST / Helsinki time). The dates for the sessions are:
Matti Heino: Weaving Systems into Behavioural Public Policy: Attractors and (Anti-)Fragilities
Daniel Phipps: The Role of Explicit and Implicit Processes on Health Behaviours (A PhD Summary)
Elina Renko: Analysis process in longitudinal qualitative research: Some insights
Kaitlyn Werner: A polyregulation approach to self-control
Melina Puolamäki: MotiStyleSport: Pilottitutkimuksesta RCT-vaiheeseen (lyhyt esitys yhteistyökumppaneille)
Minttu Palsola: Miten tukea sosiaalityöntekijöiden motivointitaitojen muutosta ja muutoksen pysyvyyttä? Alustavia pohdintoja käyttäytymismuutoskeinojen opettamisesta Taitava-hankkeen MI-interventiossa
Note: The talks in this BeCS seminar session are held in Finnish and the session begins at 15 EEST (UTC +3) due to the shift to daylight saving time.
Roope Kaaronen (UH): Heuristics in the wild
Sophie Green: Optimising complex interventions: the development and optimisation of a complex intervention to support medication adherence in women with breast cancer
Jenni Spännäri: Virtual reality – not only fun and games. Transforming organizational culture with VR-based methods
Jenni Spännäri is a university lecturer (University of Helsinki) and head of research (CoHumans Ltd). In the seminar she will present a project funded by the Finnish Work Environment Fund. The aim of the project is to develop a training method targeting communication skills in organizations and utilizing Virtual Reality (VR) technology.
Prof. Nelli Hankonen: How could the self-determination theory be used in public policy? A qualitative study of public servants’ views during a behavioral and systems insight training (Conference talk rehearsal for the SDT conference 2023)
Anu Linnansaari: Rehearsal for lectio praecursoria
Matti Heino: ”What a horrible thought, that I might have graduated without doing this course”: Pedagogical solutions for fun and profit during CARMA (Critical Appraisal of Research Methods and Analysis)
Matti Heino: Complexity-informed interventions from participants’ self-quantified narratives: Innovation or a marketing ploy?
Dr Katri Kostamo: Iteratiivinen ja monimenetelmällinen osatutkimus Let’s Move It -intervention prosessiarvioinnissa
Dr Elina Renko: Learning narrative competence: qualitative evaluation of social work and health care professionals’ experiences of participating in a reflective writing course
Eleonoora Hintsa: Identification and use of habit promoting techniques for physical activity maintenance
Dr Karoline Villinger: Dyadic behavior change in romantic couples
Dr Olga Perski: Improving the precision of behaviour change theories: Study protocol for the development and validation of a dynamic computational model of lapse risk in smokers attempting to stop (COMPLAPSE)
Melina Puolamäki: Improving motivational interaction styles of physical activity promotion and sports professionals: preliminary results from the feasibility study
Dr Katri Kostamo: Experiences of advancing the use of behavioural science in public policy: an expert interview study
Asst Prof Keegan Knittle: Feasibility study of the In Charge Intervention
Kaisa Saurio: Psychology’s next crisis is a measurement crisis
Dr Olga Perski: Technology-mediated just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAIs) to reduce harmful substance use: a systematic review
Minttu Palsola: Using behaviour change theories to improve uptake of motivating interaction styles: Preliminary results from the MotiStyleSport pretest phase
Matti Heino: Insights from complexity science to complement traditional behaviour change investigations
Malin Ekholm: Systematic review of interventions to increase treatment adherence in chronic kidney disease.
Dr Matthias Aulbach: Prejudice reduction as behavior change interventions?
Dr Katri Kostamo: Qualitative analysis of situation-specific influences on face mask use during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Dr Elina Renko: Individual complex pathways of changing motivational interaction behaviours: Qualitative process evaluation with a complex systems lens
Prof Nelli Hankonen: The role of behavioural theory in intervention development
Prof. Nelli Hankonen (TAU): Understanding intervention participants’ behaviour change pathways
Asst. Prof. Keegan Knittle (JYU): Overview of the ProAct project – Developing theory-based interventions to promote physical activity in sedentary parent-child dyads